There are 11 ways to get from New York to Chapel Hill by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Newark to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union

$101 - $395

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$55 - $136

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Fly New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union

$96 - $385

Fly New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union

$84 - $336

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  3. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union

$149 - $676

Fly New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) LGA - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St

$111 - $666

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) TTN - RDU

$136 - $308

Fly Newark to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) EWR - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St

$123 - $625

Bus EastWest Bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St Pandora Bus

$57 - $66

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$85 - $228

Drive  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from New York to Chapel Hill 499.9 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Chapel Hill. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre via Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St and Chapel Hill St at Gregson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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The distance between New York and Chapel Hill is 434 miles. The road distance is 499.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Chapel Hill without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from New York to Chapel Hill, including transfers.

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New York to Chapel Hill bus services, operated by EastWest Bus, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York to Chapel Hill is to bus which takes 9 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 34 min.

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New York to Chapel Hill bus services, operated by EastWest Bus, arrive at Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Chapel Hill is 500 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to drive from New York to Chapel Hill.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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  • Distance: 433.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Chapel Hill, NC, USA?

EastWest Bus operates a bus from New York to Chapel Hill every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 and the journey takes 8 h 20 min. Pandora Bus also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to Chapel Hill once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 10 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from New York to Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 103 Canal St. to Durham, NC - 3414 Hillsborough
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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